Media Brief - 2017

Date: 26 June 2017

Eaton Furthers Commitment to Data Center Innovation with Open Compute Project Foundation Membership

June 26, 2017 … Power management company Eaton today announced that has joined the Open Compute Project (OCP) Foundation, a collaborative community focused on redesigning hardware technology to efficiently support the growing demands on compute infrastructure. As a Community Level Member, Eaton will help the community achieve its mission of designing, using and enabling mainstream delivery of the most efficient designs for scalable computing.

“Eaton has a long-standing record of enabling data center scalability and energy efficiency with our power management hardware, software and services,” said Joe Skorjanec, ePDU product manager, Eaton Distributed Power Solutions. “Through collaboration with the Open Compute community, Eaton’s solutions can play a critical role in this initiative as we continue to power the future of data center innovation.”

Founded in 2011 by Facebook, Intel and Rackspace, OCP reimagines hardware, making it more efficient, flexible and scalable. Through creating a global community of technology leaders, innovators are working together to break open the black box of proprietary IT infrastructure to rapidly increase the pace of innovation in, near and around the data center and beyond to achieve greater choice, customization and cost savings.

Eaton’s power quality portfolio encompasses a comprehensive suite of power management solutions. These include uninterruptible power supplies (UPSs), surge protective devices, power distribution units (PDUs), remote monitoring, software, power factor correction, airflow management, rack enclosures and services.

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